Tahona Bar

San Diego
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Tues5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wed5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thu5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Fri5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Sat5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Available for Delivery/Takeout
Available for Reservations

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San Diego
Dec 30, 2021

Where to Grab a Drink in San Diego Right Now

Located next to one of San Diego’s most iconic landmarks, the Campo Santo Cemetery, Tahona features Oaxacan-influenced cuisine and agave-based libations. Executive Chef Adrian Villarreal’s extraordinary craft cocktails and contemporary Mexican flavors are sourced from local, sustainable vendors. Fresh and fruity Whaley House Punch, a combo of mezcal verde, pineapple juice, salted watermelon syrup, Campari, fresh lime, and an absinthe rinse, and The Ancelote, a spirit-forward blend of Abasolo Mexican whiskey, Ancho Reyes
Verde, chipotle habanero honey, and lemon show off the mixologist’s skills, or dive into the smokey world of mezcal with a flight from their collection of nearly 100 bottles.

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San Diego
Nov 12, 2021

Everywhere You Need to Eat in San Diego Right Now

The buzz: San Diego’s first mezcaleria features Oaxacan influences and agave-based libations.
The food: Located next to one of San Diego’s most iconic landmarks, the Campo Santo Cemetery, Tahona features Executive Chef Adrian Villarreal’s extraordinary craft cocktails and contemporary Mexican cuisine sourced from local, sustainable vendors. Enjoy tacos stuffed with slow-braised carnitas, grilled carne asada, fried shrimp, and Maitake mushroom and cauliflower, and fillings that include mole negro, almonds, pickled onions, and sesame. Wash it down with Whaley House Punch, a combo of mezcal verde, pineapple juice, salted watermelon syrup, Campari, fresh lime, and an absinthe rinse. Join them for live Spanish guitar music on Sunday evenings.
The cost: Tacos run $7-8 each or 3 for $19, cocktails are $10-14, and mezcal flights are $30-65.

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San Diego
Apr 26, 2021

The Best Mexican Restaurants You Need to Try in San Diego Right Now

Right next to El Campo Santo cemetery sits Tahona, San Diego’s best mezcaleria. The menu is short and tight, consisting of tacos in three styles: chicken tinga, beef barbacoa, and mushroom. They’re scrumptious, but what you really want to check out is the killer lineup of tequila and mezcal cocktails and tastings. Cocktails come in a half dozen innovative versions from a twisty Paloma to a juicy watermelon Whaley House punch. There are thirty artisanal and ancestral bottles of mezcal encompassing a dozen or so different agave varieties, three mezcal tasting kits and live Spanish guitar music every Sunday.

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